Articles By: Angie

Review: Babalu Tacos and Tapas

Review: Babalu Tacos and Tapas
Saturday night, we got a chance to preview the newest addition to the Lakeview District: Babalu Tacos and Tapas. Get ready, Birmingham! On the menu are tacos, tapas, and sandwiches (and apps, sides, drinks, desserts…) with Spanish, Mexican, and Southern influences. Especially influenced by the South...
October 22nd, 2014 | featured, to eat, To Review | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: October 19th – October 26th

Birmingham Events Calendar: October 19th – October 26th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Lots of Halloween fun happening around Birmingham again this week! There’s no shortage of fun to be had this time of year! Spooky storytimes and Trick or Treating top the list, with a character storytime at Barnes and Noble. There’s another Vulcan...
October 19th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things, 2014. Week 41

52 New Things, 2014. Week 41
Here’s what’s new with us this week! Angie- I bought my first pair of Merrells. I’m not sure I love them, but they are super comfy and I wanted something as comfy as my tennis shoes that didn’t look like tennis shoes to wear on our upcoming Disney trip. Kristen- My new thing...
October 18th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Go Boo Someone!

Go Boo Someone!
Not familiar with it? Here’s how it goes. Assemble two Halloween treat bags to be given away to your neighbors or friends. Then make two boo signs (pictured on this post or search for an image on the internet) and two sheets of paper with the following instructions: You’ve Been Boo’d! 1....
October 17th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Red Mountain Theatre Presents Young Frankenstein

Red Mountain Theatre Presents Young Frankenstein
This fall, the Red Mountain Theatre Company (RMTC) brings Mel Brooks’ classic  “Young Frankenstein” to the stage. “It’s dark. It’s funny. It’s full of classic Mel Brooks innuendo—the kind of smart jokes that both parents and 12-year-olds can laugh at, but the kids aren’t quite sure...
October 16th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

Encourage Your Child to Volunteer. It’s Important.

Encourage Your Child to Volunteer. It’s Important.
As young people get older, they need to stretch their abilities, including their moral sensibilities. During school hours, kids are focused on everything from academics to athletics, but many parents are challenged to find positive ways for their kids to spend time when they’re not on campus. Engagement...
October 14th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: October 12th – October 19th

Birmingham Events Calendar: October 12th – October 19th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Lots of family fun happening in Birmingham this week. As we get closer to Halloween, the events start piling up! There’s a little something for everyone, from Vulcan AfterTunes to Veggietales. Check out Earth Science Week at the McWane Science Center...
October 12th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

52 New Things, 2014. Week 40

52 New Things, 2014. Week 40
First of all, I can’t even believe that we are on week 40 of our New Things! Here’s what we did that was new this week. Short and sweet… What did you do? Angie - While picking up a birthday present at the Bookstore, I fell prey to another new chapstick. This one is Auburn chapstick,...
October 11th, 2014 | featured, New Things | Read More

Itty Bitty Book Club at McWane Science Center!

Itty Bitty Book Club at McWane Science Center!
There’s a great new program that just kicked off at the McWane Science Center. It’s the Itty Bitty Book club and if you’re a Mom of a Toddler, you’ll understand how awesome a fresh, new mid morning activity can be to your schedule. Here’s something new for you to check out! Be...
October 8th, 2014 | featured, to do | Read More

Halloween Craft: Mason Jar Pumpkins

Halloween Craft: Mason Jar Pumpkins
We love crafts, we love Halloween and we absolutely fell in love with this cute, easy and super inexpensive craft we saw in an issue of Southern Living. Because we craft a fair amount in this house, we had the acrylic paints and brushes on hand, we hit the thrift stores for some different size mason...
October 6th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More